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go back to

To have a history or existence that extends to a certain period of time in the past. Our organization's ties with this community go back to when the town was first settled in 1837. My Irish heritage goes back to when my great-great-great grandfather married the daughter of a wealthy Irish landowner.
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go back to someone or something

to return to someone, something, or some place. She went back to her husband after a few months. Sharon had to go back to her office for a few minutes.
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If I were to go back in time I think I would go back to the summer of 2013.
I believe in him and I believe to go back to Italy after two years in England is important.
However, I am absolutely convinced that mankind will go back to the Moon - in 10 years' time, or maybe 20 years, but that is not the important point," he added.
Natasha looks at Seb and I am scared that they are going to make me go back to Mum and Steve's.
I think on all our parts we almost feel a calling within us to go back to that tradition.
People want to go back to see what kind of shape their houses are in, but exposure to some of those houses could be a life or death health situation.
But I soon had enough money to go back to Iraq for another few months beginning in April 2004.
Such exceptions bound in the Urban Institute's study: two-thirds of unemployed former prisoners didn't go back to prison, while one in five of those who were working did.
We have to go back to simplicity, back to 'operator friendly'--and SENNEBOGEN offers this.
But Richardson plans to go back to Old Trafford at the end of the season and help lift the doom and gloom that followed the announcement United would not be major players in the summer transfer market.
She had also stopped going to school and told me how she planned to go back to the emergency center someday when she got pregnant.
Taking that sentiment at face value, Princess, shouldn't you by rights go back to Germany and strap on your SS uniform?
First, your "sacrifice" must be to go back to work to help eliminate that $30,000 debt before your family drowns in interest charges.
I rang my mum to tell her, in case the school phoned her and she got worried, but she still just started ranting at me to go back to school.